QUALIFICATION:Possess valid Kentucky Teaching Certification for science grades 9-12.
REPORT TO/EVALUATED BY:Principal
BASIC FUNCTION: To provide an educational experience that will promote optimum development of each student in order that he or she may realize his or her maximum potential as contributing members of society.
1.Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
2.Plan program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
3.Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the student.
4.Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of principal.
5.Guide the learning process toward the achievement of the curriculum goal and establish clear objectives for all lessons to communicate the objectives to the student.
6.Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media in meeting the needs of the student.
7.Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
8.Assess student achievement on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
9.Refer students to appropriate district staff for possible intervention services when necessary.
10. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. NOTE: The use of Safe Crisis Management Techniques is permissible only if staff has been certified.
11.Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law.
12.Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
13.Be available to students and parents for conferences and at times outside the instructional day.
14.Maintain and improve professional competence.
15.Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
16.Perform other related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 pounds. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.
The Danville Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, marital status, national origin, religion, veteran’s status or disability in hiring practices. Danville Schools are an Equal Opportunity School System.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Danville Independent Schools is a K-12 public school district serving students for over a century in central Kentucky. It boasts deep roots in the arts and theater, forensics, cultural diversity, community service, and athletics. Almost 450 people work in the Danville Schools, with the shared mission of providing our 1,800 students with an education that gives them the tools to thrive in college, in careers, and as active members of their communities. Year-round we look to recruit, hire, and develop a high-performing workforce that fully reflects the rich cultural diversity of central Kentucky.
Our district is made up of four schools. Mary G. Hogsett Primary School houses our youngest students from preschool through first grade. Edna L. Toliver Intermediate School houses students in second through fifth grade. John W. Bate Middle School is made up of sixth grade through eighth grade and Danville High School houses ninth through twelfth grade. Our hardworking and dedicated staff is committed to helping students maximize their learning potential and equip them for life after graduation.